In the world of instruments, the mandolin is kind of an ugly duckling.
Ask mandolin players how they’ve ended up playing the mandolin, and chances are many of them will tell you:
Well I wanted to play in a band but there was already a guitarist and a fiddler, so I had to go with the mandolin
And the truth is that the mandolin is just not as popular an instrument as others…
Which is one more reason to start playing it!
And while its sound is mostly associated to folk or bluegrass music, some players became genuine virtuosos on it by playing different genres, such as rock or jazz.
So if you’re looking to learn more about the mandolin, you’ve come to the right place as I have in today’s article everything you need to know about this instrument.
Sounds good? Then let’s start.